Crock Pot Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

      
Crock Pot Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 173 – Crock Pot Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal) Crock pot baked oatmeal is now in my regular breakfast rotation. I like it much better than traditional porridge-like oatmeal. Probably because it’s more like eating a muffin. A moist, dense, not-too-sweet muffin that keeps me energized for hours. If […]

Slow Cooker Baked Oatmeal with Coconut

      
Slow Cooker Coconut Baked Oatmeal

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 132) This Slow Cooker Baked Oatmeal with coconut is a variation of the Crock Pot Baked Oatmeal I made several weeks ago. I got the inspiration from a recipe for Coconut Oatmeal Muffins over on Baking Bites. I love coconut and oatmeal, so combining the two seemed like a great idea. […]

Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Granola

      
Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Granola

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 90) I love granola. And I love peanut butter even more. So, when I saw a recipe for slow cooker peanut butter granola in Fix-It and Forget-It Big Cookbook: 1400 Best Slow Cooker Recipes! it immediately caught my eye. I’ve made Peanut Butter Granola Bars, but never peanut […]

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

      
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Apple Casserole

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 46) I have a new favorite slow cooker sweet potato recipe. This slow cooker sweet potato apple casserole. Prior to discovering it in Fix-It and Forget-It New Cookbook: 250 New Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes! and testing it out, my favorite crock pot sweet potato dish had been this Slow Cooker […]

Slow Cooker Acorn Squash with Mango Chutney and Coconut

      
Slow Cooker Acorn Squash

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 29) If you find the flavor of acorn squash bland this slow cooker acorn squash might be for you. I got the idea for this slow cooker acorn squash with mango chutney and coconut from the September/October issue of Taste of Home. I love acorn squash, mango chutney, […]

Mom’s Lighter Zucchini Coconut Bread

      
Mom's Lighter Zucchini Bread with Coconut

I love being the recipient of homemade baked treats, like this lighter zucchini bread with coconut that Mom dropped by Tuesday afternoon. Rod and I have been enjoying it for breakfast along with a little yogurt and fruit. It would also make a great dessert or snack. She said that she had been thinking about […]

Toasted Coconut Banana Quinoa Breakfast Pudding

      
Toasted Coconut Banana Quinoa

After several days indulging in a few too many sweet treats that included lemon coconut tea cake, chocolate egg nests, and Easter sugar cookies, my body is ready for a break from the sugar and a return to healthier, simpler fare. A great place for me to focus getting back on track is with breakfast. A […]

Soft & Chewy Coconut Drop Cookies

      
Soft & Chewy Coconut Drop Cookies

These coconut drop cookies are a variation of the old-fashioned brown sugar drops I baked last week. Adding shredded coconut and nuts to the brown sugar drop cookie dough changes it dramatically. My mom, who loves coconut almost as much as me, declared these simple coconut drop cookies the best of the three variations we taste-tested. And I’d […]

Weight Watchers Cereal with Spiced Fruit Ambrosia

      
Cereal with Spiced Fruit Ambrosia

This Weight Watchers cereal with spiced fruit ambrosia is another vintage weight watchers breakfast recipe, this one from the Weight Watchers’ 365-Day Menu Cookbook published in 1981. (I love old cookbooks and Weight Watchers cookbooks are no exception. While some of the recipes seem dated and unappealing, I always end up finding a few treasures hidden within […]

Winter Citrus and Pomegranate Fruit Salad

      
Citrus, Pomegranate and HOney with Toasted Coconut

Ruby red grapefruit, orange and clementine slices topped with pomegranate seeds and toasted and drizzled with honey, this Winter Citrus and Pomegranate Fruit Salad is as colorful as it is healthy and delicious. When I saw this Winter Citrus and Pomegranate Fruit Salad in December’s Whole Living, I immediately tore out the recipe and stuck it […]

Weight Watchers Friendly Coconut Hot Cocoa to Celebrate National Cocoa Day

      
Weight Watchers Friendly Coconut Hot Cocoa in Celebration of National Cocoa Day - December 12th

This week’s Weight Watcher’s Weekly included a link to this recipe for coconut hot cocoa to celebrate National Cocoa day (which they reported as 12/13, but turns out to be 12/12) that immediately got my attention. I’m a huge fan of both hot cocoa and coconut, but had never thought to combine the flavors. So […]

{38 Power Foods} Enlightened Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

      
Enlightened Lazy Daisy Oatmeal Cake

After a little holiday hiatus our little group of bloggers working its way through Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients (by Martha Stewart and the editors of Whole Living Magazine) continues it exploration of grains and legumes this week with oats. The first thing that probably comes to mind when you think of oats is […]

Banana Bran Chocolate Chip Bread

      
Bran Banana Coconut Chocolate Chip Bread

Banana bran chocolate chip bread. A wholesome tasty banana bread filled with lots of good-for-you ingredients including bran, whole wheat flour, bananas, yogurt, chocolate chips and coconut. Banana bread is one of my favorite things so I’m always experimenting with different recipes and flavor combinations. This one is slightly adapted from a muffin recipe in 750 […]